Gifted students in US public schools can be overlooked and unappreciated. Parents, looking for better options, have begun to find some.
A 'common' standard for K-12 education is in the works.
Education trends from other nations are gaining cachet as political and educational leaders strive to bring American schools in line with the demands of the 21st-century global economy.
But science scores are stagnant in an international study of fourth- and eighth-graders.